Mountain climbing is a game that’s suitable for those that are always searching for activities containing plenty of adrenaline rush. This activity may include climbing stones, hiking, glaciers crossing, camping etc.. While this sport is for everyone a mountain climber has to be patient, mentally and physically powerful and have to be well-trained. Climbing the hills can give a break from the daily life dilemmas and the stunning views of the mountains will make the memories and experience of your life. Mountain climbing can completely change one’s life as it aids in creating the character of a person by teaching a person to overcome his/her fears. For those of you who are intending to have this extraordinary experience here are some tips:
When a complete climb can be accomplished in a day devoid of any exceptional effort and which takes within five hours to reach the summit from the point of beginning of the hiking, which is known as a minor climb. And the climb which takes days to complete and a where lots of physical effort is needed, is known as the major climb. You can choose which one to go for according to your capacity and experience. Additionally, you can think about the locality, availability of drinkable sources of water, view from the hills etc while deciding on the destination.
• Place to Stay- You can decide to stay in the local resorts or camp immediately if it is possible and if you find a suitable place.
• Equipments- As a beginner all you need is a good pair of hiking shoes, pants and coats that are water-proof and which dries out fast, and your trusty rucksack. The amount of things to carry will eventually increase as you will get more experiences. If you’re planning for a major climb then you can think of bringing a lightweight tent. Aside from these, essentials such as food and water can also be carried.
• Personal Health- The proper training and preparation physically are crucial before starting mountain climbing. Exercises to prepare the leg muscles like running and stair climbing carried out. You can even train to make yourself used to the heavy load you’ll have to carry on the mountains.
• Climbing Partners- A manual must essentially be hired and you can also team up with mountain climbers that are experienced. This could help in avoiding the risks involved with scaling independently which should never be done.